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Graviola tree is found in tropical areas of the world. Its leaves have a long history of use by traditional herbalists. More recent scientific studies suggest that Acetogenins, the active constituents of Graviola, can support healthy cell growth and function.

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$ 5.990

Graviola is a small tree, which grows between 5 to 6 meters. Native to Peru and Brazil, it has large dark green leaves. The fruit of graviola is green and heart shaped, it contains significant amounts of vitamin C, vitamin B1, and vitamin B2.

Other names

Annona muricata, soursop, raintree, Brazilian paw paw, guanaba

Benefits for health

  • First studies have shown that graviola might have powerful anti-cancer properties. Studies have been conducted regarding pancreatic cancer, lung cancer and breast cancer. In these studies, use of graviola stopped cancerous pancreatic tumor cells from replicating. It may therefore slow cancer.
  • To reduce high blood pressure: studies have shown Graviola to have hypotensive properties (reduces blood pressure), as well as vasodilator properties (widens the blood vessels). Both properties contribute to reduce blood pressure. Check with your doctor if you are already using drugs for your high pressure. Combining both could lead your pressure to decrease too much.
  • For diabetes. Graviola has been found to be beneficial in cases of diabetes. It might reduce sugar level in blood, possibly by enhancing the effects of insulin. Few studies have yet been done regarding diabetes, therefore its use for this purpose cannot be recommended. You can find safer solutions on our pages dedicated to diabetes.
  • Traditional medicines use graviola as treatment for viral infections. Studies seem to support this, as they have found that graviola has a positive impact on reducing the propagation of herpes virus.
  • Graviola is also traditionally used to reduce anxiety, depression and nervousness. Studies have confirmed anti-depressant properties of graviola.
  • Finally, Taking a graviola supplement may reduce swelling and pain.

There is a popular belief that graviola might be beneficial for arthritis. Many studies have been conducted, but they were not very successful regarding arthritis. You should check our dedicated page regarding arthritis for more interesting solutions.

How to use it?

Take 1 to 3 capsules per day, preferably during meals.

Safety / contraindications

Do not use graviola when suffering from Parkinson’s disease. It might make the symptoms worse.

Pregnancy use

Avoid using it during pregnancy, as it can cause early uterine constrictions.

Shipping in Chile

Shipping is available for all Chile. Products are sent by CorreosChile.

Most products are shipped on the next day. Some products that we do not sell frequently (such as essential oils in bottles of 10mL or 30mL) require an extra day. This is due to the fact that they are made to order by the manufacturer, so that you get the freshest product possible.

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Pick-up in Santiago

We are an online retailer. Therefore, the address mentioned at the bottom of the website is not a shop and no products are sold there.

However, free delivery is possible near station Tobalaba. We are usually available for our clients on Tuesday and Thursday between 6:00pm and 7:30pm, and on Wednesday and Friday between 1:30pm and 3pm.

You must first confirm and pay your order online. We will then send you an email when your order is ready (usually the next day), so that you can come to pick your order.

Shipping in Latin America

We plan to start shipping in Latin America from first half of 2016. If you are interested, feel free to contact us for more information. So that we can better assist you, we recommend you to create an account, then add to your cart the products you want us to ship to you. This will allow us to give you a more precise quote quickly.

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